Celebrating International Credit Union Day: A Look at Our Vibrant Credit Union Communities

These dedicated individuals and groups are at the forefront of promoting the “people helping people” philosophy, and their actions are a testament to the positive impact credit unions have on their communities.

YCUP PDX Hosting Networking Happy Hour

Join YCUP PDX for their first event of 2023 in Portland! This is a free event that is open to all passionate professionals in the credit union movement.

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North Idaho Chapter of Credit Unions Donated $18,000 to Newby-ginnings

Seventy people representing eight different area credit unions were present for the dinner.


18 Young Professionals Dive Deep into the Credit Union Movement at MAXX 2022

An inside look at what YPs had to share about their experience at MAXX 2022 to help you decide if getting more involved is right for you.


Tee Up Across the GoWest Region in a TopGolf Tournament for Charity Nov. 20

Compete at one of six TopGolf locations, led by the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Credit Unions. Each winning team will receive prizes and a donation made to a local food bank.


Excitement Fills the Air as MAXX 2022 Kicks-Off!

This marks the first in-person meeting of the credit union community of the newly formed six-state association and will be vital to setting the tone for the future of GoWest credit unions.


The Pikes Peak Chapter of Credit Unions is Officially Reinstated!

The Pikes Peak Chapter of Credit Unions is officially reinstated in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and has already held its first volunteering event!


CCCU Announces Melissa Vigil as New Chief Operating Officer

Vigil has more than seventeen years of leadership experience in operations and human resources and comes from Northwest Community Credit Union in Eugene, OR, where she was Chief Operating Officer of the $1.9 billion organization since 2017.

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Valley of the Sun Chapter Hosts International Credit Union Day Event

You’re invited to the Valley of the Sun Chapter’s International Credit Union Day event. Date: Wednesday, October 19th, 2022 Time: 5 […]


Unitus Community Credit Union Launches ‘Barbara Leonard Day of Service’

The day of volunteerism was dedicated to Barbara Leonard who served as Unitus’ first female board chair. In honor of the 10th anniversary of her passing, Unitus volunteers served community partners at 15 locations.


Networking Events Throughout the Region You Don’t Want to Miss

Join your credit union peers at several upcoming networking events to have some fun, hear from experts, and build new connections. 


Columbia Credit Union Promotes Lindsey Salvestrin to Executive Vice President

Columbia Credit Union, based in Vancouver, Washington, has promoted current COO Lindsey Salvestrin to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer.

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Introducing the First-Ever Six-State YP Leads Cohort!

Eighteen passionate credit union Young Professionals will attend MAXX 2022, expand their network, and build leadership skills as they play active roles in credit union advocacy.


Glia Acquires Finn AI to Deliver Turnkey Virtual Banking Assistants

The deal aims to make virtual assistants mainstream for financial institutions by leveraging Finn AI’s state-of-the-art chatbot solution.

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Idaho Central Credit Union CEO Kent Oram Announces Retirement

The credit union’s board of directors has selected current EVP and COO Brenda Worrell to succeed Oram. She’ll take the reins of the organization on Jan. 1, 2023.

Key Takeaways from Oregon Rulemaking on Credit Union Member Business Loans

A summary of the Oregon rules and definitions on commercial and member business loans that went into effect on June 1, 2022.